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Information Now: A Graphic Guide to Student Research Paperback – 26 October 2015

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"In today’s world of information overload, it is often difficult for students, the average citizen, and even faculty to wade through the mass of clutter out there in the world. So much of the information we encounter in our day-to-day lives is not only irrelevant, it’s often wrong. Increasingly, information literacy is a skill that everyone needs to function in our complex world and without it most of us are lost trying to navigate through the maze. Upson, Hall, and Cannon’s Information Now provides a practical guide for all of us to find our way around. They show us HOW and WHY it’s important to think about information literacy and the steps to take to make sure we do it correctly. It’s all here in this sequential art textbook: searching techniques, critical thinking, how information is organized, problems of plagiarism, copyright, and correct citation, databases, peer reviewed sources, metadata, Boolean operators, and much more. Information Now is a godsend and I can’t wait to use it in the classroom."

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Matt Upson is assistant professor and director of library undergraduate services at Oklahoma State University. C. Michael Hall is a writer, cartoonist, and public speaker who advocates for comics and graphic novels in libraries and educational settings and creates visual aids for libraries. Kevin Cannon is the illustrator of numerous educational and fictional graphic texts, including Understanding Rhetoric: A Graphic Guide to Writing and The Cartoon Introduction to Philosophy.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ *University of Chicago Press; 1st edition (26 October 2015)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 128 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 022609569X
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0226095691
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 25.15 x 18.03 x 0.51 cm
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Kevin Cannon is a cartoonist and illustrator who loves listening to hockey games and reading old maps. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife, Maggie.

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Stephanie Willen Brown
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Graphic Textbook
Reviewed in the United States on 7 June 2016
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Stephanie Willen Brown
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Graphic Textbook
Reviewed in the United States on 7 June 2016
I love it for two reasons:
It's graphic, cute, and trendy ...
It's accurate, thorough, and humorous. The librarian uses chairs to illustrate why subject headings can be helpful -- adding that chairs are also seats, and are within the category of "furniture." She illustrates Boolean operators with Venn diagrams, by talking about a search for Pirates (no, not the Pittsburgh Pirates), ships (no, not a UPS truck), and history. There's a whole chapter devoted to journals & databases, and I've used the 7-page discussion of popular, trade, and scholarly journals in classes with good results. The chapter on searching the web (including Wikipedia) is followed by a chapter on evaluating sources. The librarian offers the usual (to librarians) questions about authority, purpose, accuracy, relevance, and objectivity. The book concludes with a chapter on Using Information Ethically, which covers plagiarism and citations, as well as how to quote or paraphrase what you've read.

I've used it with undergraduates in one-shot sessions -- asking them to read a chapter or two before class, and then discussing the content in class. I've also taught the book in an introductory reference class at UNC's School of Information and Library Science. Finally, I've had my student workers read chapters of the book as part of their training on what a library does -- so they can better help their fellow students from behind the reference desk. I will definitely continue all of these.

If you teach anyone to search for information, I recommend using this book as a supplement to instruction. It's terrific!

Bonus: the book succeeds at being relatively inclusive in its graphics (although the librarian does reflect the majority of U.S. librarians in her look and gender).

(It is a little wordy, but it's way less wordy than most librarians when describing information literacy!)
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A. Graf
5.0 out of 5 stars Solid, accessible, appealing introduction to information, information seeking, use, and evaluation.
Reviewed in the United States on 30 March 2017
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Olivia
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Textbook for Comic Lovers and Visual Learners!
Reviewed in the United States on 3 August 2019
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Reviewed in the United States on 9 May 2020
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MJ
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Resource for Data Detectives
Reviewed in the United States on 14 October 2016
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